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Alan Seeger

Alan Seeger was an American poet who fought and died in World War I during the Battle of the Somme, serving in the French Foreign Legion. Seeger was the brother of Charles Seeger, a noted American pacifist and musicologist. He is best known for the poem I Have a Rendezvous with Death, a favorite of President John F. Kennedy. A statue representing him is on the monument in the Place des États-Unis, Paris, honoring fallen Americans who volunteered for France... Read More

Born22 June 1888
New York City, New York, United States
Died4 July 1916 (age 28)
Belloy-en-Santerre, France
OccupationPoet
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